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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Joy: Trust in God

I want to teach my children to have a close relationship with our Lord and Savior. Prayer habits that last a lifetime are most often formed in childhood. As adults model meaningful prayer lives, kids will learn how they, too, can talk to their Creator. That’s why each day this month I will be writing a prayer inspired by a different letter of the alphabet and sharing an accompanying verse from the Bible.

Let all those rejoice who put their trust in You; let them ever shout for joy, because You defend them.
Psalm 5:11

Lord, protect me from relying on anything but You, for You graciously invite me to discover the joy of trusting You for all my needs and desires. Help me turn to You daily for rest and refreshment. You alone have the power to uphold me, and You alone know my truest needs. I commit myself to joyful trust in Your continuing love, protection and care. Amen.


Kittie Howard said...

Amen to a beautiful prayer.

anthony stemke said...

A beautiful prayer, great message.
Nice hat in your photo, Sylvia.

Christie Wright Wild said...

What a GREAT way to do the A-Z challenge! A little encouragement goes a long way. Joyful people make others happy.

Denise Covey said...

Hi Sylvia. First time I've gotten by here. This is a wonderful concept for the A-Z. Amen to your prayer today.


k~ said...

A nice peaceful theme for your A-Z challenge. A pleasure to meet you on the journey!

A-Z 2012 (#49) - Bloggit Write A-Z 2012 - Poetry
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.jessica. said...

What a lovely prayer. Nice to see other people doing Joy for "J". :)

Nice to meet you through A to Z!

Unknown said...

Hi, Sylvia! Thanks for visiting my blog. Great concept. I could use a little more prayer, reflection, and peace. Hope you're enjoying the challenge! :)

Kristi Ann Hunter said...

Fabulous concept. Praying is so important. What a neat concept to carry on even after the blogging challenge is over.

Grammy said...

What a sweet post! Amen and amen to it. I could not exist without a close relationship with our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He brings peace to the soul and comfort to the heart. Bless you for your testimony. Best regards to you, Ruby

Helen Baggott said...

If not for the A - Z Challenge I would never have found your blog.

What a lovely prayer.

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